Sheriff Franklin seeks re-election

LaSalle Parish Sheriff Scott Franklin officially announced this week that he will be a candidate for re-election this fall.

In making his announcement, Sheriff Franklin issued the following statement to voters of LaSalle Parish:

“It was twelve years ago this week that I first announced I would be a candidate for sheriff in the fall election of 2007. I left my career with the Louisiana State Police to seek the office of Sheriff to address the drug problem we had in the parish.

“During my first year in office, my team was able to purchase pounds and ounces of illegal drugs, and we made it known to drug dealers and users that this type of activity would not be condoned in LaSalle Parish.


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